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First Steps Towards the Force of the Future
Today, the U.S. military does not gather any systematic information on who is leaving the force, let alone their reasons. Senior service leaders, personnel managers, or even those like us, who are concerned that the best talent is leaving the force ...

New health care jobs in Pennsylvania not at hospitals
Health care employment is booming in Pennsylvania, but not at hospitals. Most of the hiring is taking placing at outpatient and elder care facilities, according to an analysis of state data by the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, or ...

Cities not ready to provide elder care
Municipalities still provide insufficient support to elderly people living independently at home, according to elderly interest groups Unie KBO and ANBO. They and dozens of other care organizations expressed their concerns in an open letter to the ...

Taiwan senior care services market forecast at US$108.9b by 2025
Taipei, Dec. 2 (CNA) The senior care services industry is forecast to reach a global market value of US$37.38 trillion by 2025, with the market value in Taiwan alone estimated to hit US$108.9 billion, according the Industrial Economics and Knowledge ...

Senior Care Authority of Pheonix Receives Rare Certification for Expertise in ...
Senior Care Authority of Pheonix Receives Rare Certification for Expertise in ...

Senior Care Centers Brings More First-Rate Senior Care to Fort Worth Area with ...
Senior Care Centers Brings More First-Rate Senior Care to Fort Worth Area with ...

Financial Planner: Elder Care and Starting the Conversation
There are about 10,000 baby boomers going into retirement every day, and many of those people have parents that are 20 to 30 years older than they are, according to Financial Planner Tim Moomey. That's why, Moomey says, it's important to know how to ...

Prestige Senior Living Five River's Delano launches Senior Care Coalition
The next Senior Care Coalition will meet on Feb.16 and is open to business professionals in Tillamook County who directly impact the needs of seniors. Please RSVP Tracy DeLano at [email protected] or by phone at 503-842-0918 to become a ...

Five Reasons the EPA Should Scare the Heck Out of You
For instance, since 2000, EPA has given $314.8 million to the National Older Worker Career Center and more than $100 million each to the National Caucus & Center on Black Aging, Senior Service America, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, and the ...

Montana Editorial Roundup
Members include health care professionals, nonprofit elder advocacy organizations, state senior service agency personnel and individuals who have cared for family members with Alzheimer's. Statewide, 48,000 family caregivers are providing 55 million ...

Column: Aging Matters — Funding sources for senior care
Studies show that 70 percent of people over 65 will need some form of senior care and it's one of the most complex challenges an individual and family will confront. As many professionals know, consumers do not plan for long-term care nor do they save ...

Be a Santa for a Senior wrapping up gifts for more than 1000; Unicoi County ...
Be a Santa for a Senior wrapping up gifts for more than 1000; Unicoi County ...

Elder Care: The New Segregation
People typically need some form of elder care as they age. All too frequently the quality and location of that care is segregated along economic and racial lines. Nursing homes have especially evidenced this trend over the past four decades. The ...

Nova LifeStyle Signs Exclusive Agreement to Furnish Leading Chinese Senior ...
Nova LifeStyle Signs Exclusive Agreement to Furnish Leading Chinese Senior ...

Compassionate Care: Senior Care Program ensuring a good stay for Valley patients
The Senior Care Program at Harlingen Medical Center is designed to make accessing health, wellness, and benefits, at Harlingen Medical Center, easier and faster for members. It is a health and wellness program for those 55-years of age and over. To ...

Nova LifeStyle Signs Exclusive Agreement to Furnish Leading Chinese Senior ...
Nova LifeStyle Signs Exclusive Agreement to Furnish Leading Chinese Senior ...

Armistead Senior Care holds award ceremony in Williston
Armistead Senior Care commemorated its 16th anniversary on Nov. 5 at the Catamount Country Club in Williston with a Sweet Sixteen Celebration honoring its caregivers: the Rachel Lee Cummings Award for Excellence was awarded to Sherry Russell of ...

Forever Young: How Seniors Can Stay Happy and Healthy at Home
The health plans people choose also help with successful aging at home. Some plans, for example, include exercise and/or wellness programs. It's also a good idea to consult experts, often found through local senior service agencies, on making homes ...

Senior care services sector worth US$109 bil. by 2025
TAIPEI -- The senior care services industry is forecast to reach a global market value of US$37.38 trillion by 2025, with the market value in Taiwan alone estimated to hit US$108.9 billion, according the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK ...

Elder Care: Advocacy in long-term care, Part III
Our last article focused on the availability of Ombudsman services to empower and assist residents in identifying and exercising their rights in a long-term care setting. Ombudsman services are federally mandated, however the Pennsylvania Department of ...

elder care
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down for a conversation with Sally Hay, an LGBTQQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, Questioning, Intersex) rights activist that has done a significant level of research and work regarding elder issues with ...

Forever Young: How Seniors Can Stay Happy and Healthy at Home
The health plans people choose also help with successful aging at home. Some plans, for example, include exercise and/or wellness programs. It's also a good idea to consult experts, often found through local senior service agencies, on making homes ...

As Aging Population Grows, So Do Robotic Health Aides
Dr. Hovakimyan acknowledged that the idea might seem off-putting to many, but she believes that drones will not only be safe, but will become an everyday fixture in elder care within a decade or two. “I'm convinced that within 20 years drones will be ...

Plan to make InnovAge senior care a for-profit company is raising concerns
As InnovAge prepares to become one of the first companies in the country to offer a government-regulated elderly care program as a for-profit business, it is drawing questions from a Colorado watchdog group about whether it is taking the proper steps ...

Senior care professionals provide meal, gifts to Pontiac seniors
Liz Edgar, incoming administrator of Grovecrest Assisted Living in Pontiac, center, with Kim Arcobello, left, and Joe Cook, right, volunteers with P.O.P.S.-Providing Options Personally for Seniors, a senior care professionals networking group. The ...

Senior-care industry to be worth US$108.9bn
The senior-care services industry is forecast to reach a global market value of US$37.38 trillion by 2025, with its market value in Taiwan alone estimated to hit US$108.9 billion, according the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) of the ...

Home senior care worker reportedly steals from 85-year-old client
A 25-year-old Joliet woman was arrested following a three-month investigation that uncovered the home senior care worker forged two checks in the name of an 85-year-old client, according to a press release issued Friday, Dec. 4, by the Orland Park ...

Forever Young: How Seniors Can Stay Happy and Healthy at Home
The health plans people choose also help with successful aging at home. Some plans, for example, include exercise and/or wellness programs. It's also a good idea to consult experts, often found through local senior service agencies, on making homes ...

Flintshire mum-of-six wins gold award for senior care
A WOMAN who has become a “star” carer for the elderly following her return to work after having six children has struck gold in major industry awards. Susan Lloyd, 49, who lives in Trelogan, Flintshire, has been a senior care practitioner in Denbigh ...

Wilson Foundation donates $4.2 million to Kaleida adult day services, senior care
The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation on Friday announced a $4.2 million donation to Kaleida Health to support an endowment for adult day services and senior home care. For many years, Ralph Wilson Jr. provided annual funding to help defray the cost of ...

Astorino Issues Request For Proposals For Westchester Senior Care
Astorino Issues Request For Proposals For Westchester Senior Care. by Kathy Reakes 12/04/2015 politics. Share; Tweet; Pin It; Email; Print; Comment. Westchester County is accepting RFPs for senior care services. Applications must be turned in by 3 p.m. ...

CBI arrest 2 senior service tax officer for demanding Rs 1cr bribe
MUMBAI: The CBI has arrested two superintendent of Service Tax for demanding Rs 1 crore bribe from a businessman. The due were arrayed while accepting first instalment of Rs 10 lakh on Wednesday. The CBI produced them before a court and they are ...

Cherokee Chamber Names Volunteer of the Quarter
Photo: Chamber Chairman Jeff Rusbridge, Partner with Dyer & Rusbridge, PC., presenting Chamber Volunteer of the Quarter Debra Brazell with Caring Senior Service of Atlanta Northwest her award. Credit: Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce ...

Jeff Davidson seeks solutions
I was selected for attendance in the military for Senior Service College and graduated from the Air War College in Montgomery, Ala., in 2008 with a master's degree in national security studies. Career: "I served 30 years in the United States Army with ...

LETTER: Elder care residents await your visit
A very important part of our society—including grandparents, aunts, uncles and even people we don't know—live in elder care settings. Advertisement. Recommended for you. Sherry Morrissey of Grand Forks and Dora Chavez of San Jose, Calif., have ...

Top stories of 2015 - Pt3
Similarily, providers of local social services, such as the Area Agency on Aging and the Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County faced the same issue, closing senior service centers and struggling to meet food demands for impoverished county ...

Albany native advances to Army major general
He also graduated from the Senior Service College (CIA Fellowship). The general is the son of Donald and Shirley O'Neil of Medusa in southern Albany County. He and his wife, Wendy, have two sons, Taylor and Riley. In 2013, O'Neil was inducted into the ...

Sooners fans cheer playoff berth, but some groan about holiday game time
Chris Arganbright will have an earbud in one ear, listening to Toby Rowland's radio call as he works as a senior service advocate for Farmer's Insurance in the Kansas City area. The 42-year-old spent Sunday signing up for the SoonerSports app so he can ...

Clinton Vows to Expand Senior Care Options, Workforce
The Democratic presidential candidate is unveiling her latest proposal on Sunday and plans to discuss it at a town hall-style meeting in Iowa. In 1999, President Clinton - with his First Lady by his side - proposed a package of tax incentives to assist ...

Veyo Care Matches Senior Citizens With Caregivers
Senior care is currently “a fragmented market with inefficient process,” said Greschke. Caregivers “work more than they should because there is such an imbalance of supply and demand.” Veyo Care said that aims to improve the logistics of caretaking so ...

The great thing about Clinton's elder care proposal nobody's talking about
Refundable or non-refundable? The importance of that wonky question was driven home recently when Hillary Clinton released a proposal for a new elder care tax credit to help people take care of aging family members. Clinton took some hits from ...

Lansdowne's Carmella Kane is PHCA 'Administrator of the Year'
Lansdowne resident Carmella Kane, administrator at Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Philadelphia, has been named Pennsylvania Health Care Association Administrator of the Year for the positive impact she has on the lives of facility ...

Senior Care Authority Assisting Seniors through New Atlanta Office
Sharon Whitlock has a passion for serving seniors. She began caring for seniors as a Registered Nurse nearly 30 years ago, and was eventually promoted to regional operations director overseeing dialysis centers. She missed the daily contact with her ...

New Prime Vendor Deal Between Medline and Guardian Elder Care Aims to Enhance ...
New Prime Vendor Deal Between Medline and Guardian Elder Care Aims to Enhance ...

Phelps Hospital Achieves "Exemplar" Status for Elder Care
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. announces it has achieved "Exemplar" status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program. NICHE is designed to help nurses provide specialized care to patients age 65 and ...

'Be a Santa to a Senior' program seeking volunteers
Working in partnership with senior service agencies, senior centers, housing authorities, dialysis centers, and hospice programs from Abingdon to Rogersville, the project this year includes 1,005 seniors who are expected to have little to nothing else ...

Mehreen Faruqi: The public service must show leadership on workplace gender ...
Mehreen Faruqi: The public service must show leadership on workplace gender ...

Grants Roundup: $20 Million for Transgender Issues, $4.2 Million for Senior Care
A combined $20 million over five years to support a new program focused on improving the lives of transgender people worldwide. The Global Trans Initiative will distribute grants to transgender activists and organizations as well as work intended to ...

JGS Lifecare switching to “small house” model of elder care
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A new kind of elder care model is being implemented at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow. The health care system, formerly known as Jewish Geriatric Services, is partnering with The Green House Project to bring the “small ...

Memory Care Living Wins 2016 Best of Senior Living Award
RAMSEY, N.J., Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Memory Care Living at Ramsey is proud to announce their selection as a 2016 Best of Senior Living Award Winer on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North ...






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